REPORT OF MEETING WITH ITAS AND JAMA’ARE MICRO-ORGANISATIONS, TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022

Introduction: The meeting was part of the resolutions reached during peer meeting held on 28/4/2022 where the need to meet with all the seven organizations became necessary, after observing the slow pace, weak commitments and inadequate understanding of the project by many of them. Apart from the micro- organizations, similar meeting was conducted with the […]

Pantanmi Tasked on Implementation of Policy on Community Networks

Ugo Aliogo The Coordinator of Nigerian School of Community Networks(NSCN) Haruna Adamu Hadejia, has called on the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, to ensure full implementation of the draft National Policy on Community Networks. Hadejia, who disclosed this yesterday in Lagos at a media briefing enjoined the Galaxy Backbone Plc to […]

REPORT OF TRAINING FOR MICRO-ORGANISATIONS AT THE FIRST NIGERIAN SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY NETWORK (NSCN), PHASE 1, HELD AT STONEHEDGE HOTEL, KADUNA DECEMBER 6-10, 2021

Introduction: The training is part of the continuation of providing support to micro-organizations toward the establishment of the community networks in the identified seven communities of Bauchi, Kaduna and the FCT. It was attended by the media (print and electronics), the CBOs and other professionals that made various presentations during the weeklong programme. The project […]

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A ONE-DAY CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON GENDER COMMUNITY NETWORKS CONVENED BY CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD)

The Centre for Information technology and development (CITAD) as part of its project on Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide in Nigeria which is part of larger project on community networks coordinated globally by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the UK Government, […]

CITAD Expresses Worries Over Lack Of Internet Access To 100m Nigerians, Demands Community Networks

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna Worried by the statistics that over 100 million Nigerians lack access to Internet connectivity in 114 communities across the country, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has called on the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Pantami to set up a national policy for the development of Community Networks. Executive […]

CITAD SENSITIZES TUNGAN ASHERE COMMUNITY IN FCT ON COMMUNITY NETWORKS

CITAD SENSITIZES TUNGAN ASHERE COMMUNITY IN FCT ON NETWORK CONNECTION BASED ON LOCAL ENTITY AND THE MARCH OF BARRICADING GAP OF NETWORK CONNECTION TODAY 20th AUGUST, 2021. On its continued efforts to link communities with networks and have access to affordable networks, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) had today 20th August 2021 […]

CITAD, Others to Form Coalition to Promote Community Networks, Digital Inclusion

THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and other stakeholders have resolved to form a coalition aimed at popularising community networks as a tool to address digital divide by promoting and popularising digital inclusion in the country, a communiqué at the end of a consultative meeting of civil society organisations on community network hosted […]

CITAD: STAKEHOLDERS WANT EXPEDITED ACTION ON NATIONAL COMMUNITY NETWORKS POLICY

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Participants rise from a civil society consultative meeting on community networks with a call on the federal government to expedite action on the development of national community networks. Community networks is a telecommunications infrastructure deployed and operated by a local group to meet their own communication needs and also a communications infrastructure, […]

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A ONE-DAY CIVIL SOCIETY CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON COMMUNITY NETWORKS CONVENED BY CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD)

The Centre for Information technology and development (CITAD) as part of its project on Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide in Nigeria which is part of larger project on community networks coordinated globally by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) with support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) through […]

CITAD Tasks NCC on Special Licensing Consideration For Community Networks

  PRESS STATEMENT ON THE REVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATION LICENSING FRAMEWORKS BY NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION The Telecommunication sector is highly dynamic such that its regulatory framework has to be equally dynamic, to respond to changes in technological development. It is in this connection that the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) welcomes the decision of […]

Report of One Day Capacity Building on Community Networks For The Jama’are Micro-Organizations Held At CITAD Office Jama’are

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is implementing a project entitled Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide Nigeria coordinated globally by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) through their Digital Access Programme (DAP). This is part of a global project […]

Report of One Day Capacity Building on Community Networks For Three Micro-Organizations Held At Abuja Dakwa Community Centre FCT

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is implementing a project entitled Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide Nigeria coordinated globally by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) through their Digital Access Programme (DAP). This is part of a global project […]

CITAD TO NCC: PROVIDE POLICY TO ENCOURAGE COMMUNITY NETWORKS

  The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has called on Nigerian government through the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to come up with a robust policy that would encourage the flourishing of community networks that would hasten digital inclusion in Nigeria.   The Centre also urged the Universal Service Provision Fund, USPF, to support […]